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DTE Energy has entered into an agreement with the GYPSOIL division of Beneficial Reuse Management to market GYPSOIL brand gypsum from the Monroe Power Plant in Monroe, Mich.
Scoutrees provide an easy way for Canadians to offset their carbon footprint - More than 80 million Scoutrees planted since 1972 OTTAWA, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Scouts Canada is asking
PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affected by prolonged rainfall, weed resistance issues, and higher manufacturing costs the U.S.
Soils that formed on the Earth’s surface thousands of years ago and that are now deeply buried features of vanished landscapes have been found to be rich in carbon, adding a new dimension to our planet’s carbon cycle.
Planting trees in the right location can optimize tree health, electric reliability and help you conserve energy RICHMOND, Va., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring planting season, Dominion
New Feature Improves Accuracy in Drainage System Design SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has added automatic pipe sizing to its
The Weed Science Society of America announces plans for a second national summit on the topic of herbicide resistance.
A case study of UCSB’s residential dining services shows that serving local and sustainable produce benefits the community at large
LAS VEGAS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp.
The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Waco, TX (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 It is garden season and everyone can use
Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...
Hill farming involves using is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers generally do not have access to winter fodder for their cattle, therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the...
A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...
Cultigen is a plant that is the result of human selection by primarily turning a wild plant into a cultivated plant (anthropogenic plant) with minor changes. Cultigens can either be grown as a cultivated plant or planted in the wild and left to multiply on their own. Specifically selected plants are grafted with other plant material to produce mixed tissue used to create hybrids. The naming of cultigens is derived from the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The Cultivated Plant...
Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...
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